On Wednesday September 4, the sixth edition of the LVMH Prize for emerging fashion designers was awarded in Paris to South African designer Thebe Magugu, while the Karl Lagerfeld Prize went to Hed Mayner from Israel.
LVMH has created a special new prize for young designers named after Karl Lagerfeld, whose own career was ignited by winning an award. The LVMH Prize's Special Prize will now be known as the Karl Lagerfeld Prize.
Maria Grazia Chiuri never really takes a break. Two weeks after her African-inspired Christian Dior cruise show in Marrakech, Chiuri designed the costumes for a phantasmagorical performance at the Tiepolo Ball in Venice.
If any senior LVMH executive is looking very smart these days it surely is Pietro Beccari, the CEO of Christian Dior Couture, who just oversaw his house’s path-breaking cruise 2020 collection runway show in Marrakech.
Ahead of Dior's cruise show in Marrakech, FashionNetwork.com caught up with the label's women’s creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri in Paris for a freewheeling conversation on fashion, fantasy, fabrics and feminism.
Welcome to the era of 'inclusive fashion'. Christian Dior presented its latest cruise in Marrakech on Monday night; an African-inspired collection, much of it made locally, and many looks featuring work by local talents.
A key element in Christian Dior’s Marrakech cruise show was the innovative use of wax. Dior designer Maria Grazia Chiuri first got the idea after reading Wax & Co, a brilliant history of the material by Anne Grosfilley.